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First time home buyers in Palm Beach Gardens Florida

5204 Edenwood Rd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS (2 full) 1402 Square Feet This property will not last long. 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom single family ranch with 2 car garage is located in the desirable […]

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9192 Villa Palma Lane, Palm Beach Gardens, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS (2 full, 1 half) 2084 Square Feet Large 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home for sale with great location desirable Palm Beach Gardens FL 33418. Gated community […]

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Just when you thought the real estate market in the West Palm Beach area has turned the corner the FHA sets new tougher loan guidelines for borrowers. With the First Time Home Buyer Program set to expire this year and interest rates sure to increase in the future, the time to buy is now if […]

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$8000 Tax Credit to be Extended in Palm Beach County?

by Rodney Forbes on October 22, 2009

As the November 30th deadline approaches to take advantage of the federal $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit just about everyone in the real estate business, including buyers and sellers, are hoping the credit will be extended into 2010. The tax credit has a lot to do with the turn around in the Florida […]

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Palm Beach County Real Estate…Celebrate or Wait?

by Rodney Forbes on August 31, 2009

Breaking News: Case/ Shiller Housing Index Shows Second Month In A Row Of  INCREASE IN SALES! We have been seeing continued reports of the strengthening of the national real estate market. Certainly in Palm Beach County Florida, one of the first and hardest hit areas in the country, the numbers have continued to move positive. […]

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With all the rain we’ve had in south Florida over the last week (I can’t believe it either) I’m reminded of the movie “The Perfect Storm” with George Clooney. Once every 20 or 30 years a series of weather events combine to create “the perfect storm”. You know the movie. Unfortunately, this perfect storm didn’t […]

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When Will Home Prices Rebound? (2020..2023…LONGER?)

by Rodney Forbes on August 15, 2009

Great article from USNews.com. One of the constant topics of discussion in the virtual halls of HREU is…when will prices return to their previous ‘peak’ values of 2006ish. In other words, can someone realistically..’wait it out…wait for prices to return’. Well, the answer is YES…if they want to wait.. 10-20 years! You know where the […]

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via southfloridarealestatereport.com Happy first time home buyers gives a great testimonial for Rodney Forbes of Forbes Realty of South Florida located in West Palm Beach. Call 561-337-4810 to reach Rodney. His specialty is helping homeowners in distress through short sales. He also works closely with first time home buyers. You can also check out his […]

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Another Boost to Florida Real Estate

by Rodney Forbes on June 30, 2009

Starting July 1st, qualified first time home buyers will be able to use the federal tax credit of up to $8000 as part of their up front costs for buying a home. Until now the tax credit could only be received after the buyers had closed on the home, and then filed their taxes. This […]

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$8000 Home Buyer Tax Credit Explained

by Rodney Forbes on June 30, 2009

I get asked questions every day about the $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit. Who qualifies, what’s the income limit, when do I get the money, what can I use it for. The following article excerpt explains most of the details pretty well. According to Keystone Custom Homes, first-time buyers need to be aware […]

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